Mansfield Road Fire Contained Quickly

A fast-moving fire near Crescent Bar and Highway 28 is under control according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. Level 1 evacuation notices are in place for residents of Mansfield Road. The fire was about 50 acres in size at the last report. Washington State Patrol says the fire was…


Grant County Sheriffs Office Releases Paradiso Contact Numbers

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has released some final numbers from the Paradiso Festival at the Gorge. Counter-drug operations resulted in the arrest of 30 dealers and 80-plus criminal charges filed. We also seized 2,000 Molly pills plus a bunch of cocaine, LSD, ketamine, and mushrooms. The agency says they…


Moses Lake Has Much Quieter Memorial Day Weekend

The Grant County Sheriffs Office says Memorial Day at Moses Lake was pretty calm this year. They estimate that 6,500 people attended the popular destination for the long weekend. There were 26 alcohol violations and seven yellow zone violations and three folks without a helmet. Other than that there was…


K9 Deputy Grizzly Cleared to Return to Duty

The Grant County Sheriffs Office says that K9 officer Grizzly has been cleared to return to duty. The dog had been recovering from surgery after a blockage was discovered in his intestine back on May 2nd. The blockage was successfully removed by Dr. Jesyka Morrison and the staff at Pioneer…


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Paving Scam Returns to Grant County

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is warning local resident of the re-emergence of the paving scam. Two recent reports have been received which fleeced two rural Ephrata homeowners out their hard-earned money. The scam works like this: a con man typically approaches a home owner or business and offers to…


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Grant County Sheriffs Make Arrests in Spokane

From a GCSO Press Release – Detectives investigating a string of burglaries made another arrest and recovered additional stolen property Thursday at a home in Spokane. Acting on a hunch, investigators asked Spokane’s Regional Auto Theft Task Force to drive by the home of Nichole Richardson, 37, at 2618 East…


Moses Lake Sand Dunes Restricting Vehicles

Changes at the Moses Lake Sand Dunes will now make it illegal to drive vehicles down to the lake shoreline. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says this will create a safe distance for families and children to use the shoreline without the risk of being struck by vehicles or ATVs….


Grant County Sheriffs Deputy Reinstated

The Grant County Sheriff’s deputy that accidentally shot his wife agreed to plead guilty to a charge of reckless endangerment in a deal with the Franklin County Prosecutor’s office who investigated the case. Deputy Kyle Foreman said Deputy Jose Rivera will be reinstated. “Sheriff Jones has full confidence in Deputy…


Grant County Sheriffs Looking for Shooting Victim

Grant County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a Moses Lake man they believe was shot and is injured. PIO Kyle Foreman says Matt Low was involved in an incident where he shot Patrick Pearson and was also shot himself. Low was last seen near the McConihe Flats area. Foreman says the…